December 16 Birthday Personality: The Creative Anthropologist

The Creative Anthropologist

Your greatest challenge is…

resisting the impulse to criticize

The way forward is…

to understand that sometimes the best approach to a situation is to focus on the solution not the problem.

You’re drawn to people born on…

November 22 to December 21

You are both imaginative and adventurous, and this can be an exciting and fulfilling relationship.

Luck maker

Don’t isolate yourself

If you isolate yourself to satisfy your career aspirations or personal interests, you isolate yourself from the biggest source of luck in life—other people.

People born on December 16 are blessed with a soaring imagination but their logical and objective approach to situations and people ensures that they never succumb to flights of fancy. In fact they have the ability to view everyone and everything in their life with the inquisitive detachment of an anthropologist.

Nothing escapes the scrutiny of these intelligent and sharp-witted people, and when their analytical, logical and determined mind is combined with their imaginative intellectual qualities, they have the potential to engineer far-reaching innovations. Once they have settled on their objectives, they will pursue them with remarkable determination, and although this dramatically enhances their potential for professional success—they often rise to management level or the very top of their careers—their single-minded focus on their career goals can isolate them emotionally from others.

Until the age of thirty-five they will lean toward a more practical and realistic approach to their goals, and these are the years when they are most likely to lose themselves in their career. During these years establishing a work-life balance and becoming more sensitive to the feelings of others are important. After the age of thirty-six, however, there is a significant turning point which highlights a need to be free from responsibilities, to be more independent and to express their individuality. They may become involved with humanitarian ideals or issues of universal spirituality. At first this shift in focus may feel confusing and disorientating for them, but as the years go by they start to understand themselves better and experience life less as a research lab and more on a deeper, intuitive level where certain things are simply to be experienced rather than examined.

They also begin to realize that the key to unlocking their potential for outstanding achievement is to keep their lives as real and as grounded as possible, so that they are relaxed and receptive enough to tune into their powerful intuition and make the right choices for themselves and others.

On the dark side

Impractical, isolated, unaware

At your best

Innovative, thorough, visionary

Love Poetic spirit

People born on December 16 are loving and supportive mates who pride themselves on being a good judge of character, and understand the importance of give and take in a relationship. Sometimes, however, their pragmatic approach can be interpreted as passionless, so it is important for them to be more spontaneous to keep the romantic sparkle in their relationships. They tend to be attracted to those who are artistic or creative in some way, because deep down inside them is a poet’s spirit longing to express itself.

Health The color violet

People born on this day can be prone to fatigue and digestive disorders with an unexplained origin, and they might find that there is more stress in their lives than they think. They may also find that their diet isn’t quite as healthy or nutritious as it could be, and that their exercise routine needs updating. They would benefit from increasing the amount of fruit, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes in their diet to boost their digestive health; moderate exercise, preferably outdoors so they get all the mood-boosting benefits of sunshine, will help improve their mood and increase their chances of a good night’s sleep. Wearing, meditating on and surrounding themselves with the color violet will help them get in touch with their intuition. Carrying a quartz crystal with them will also improve the quality of their life, re-energizing their zest and vitality in all situations.

Career Born psychologists

People born on this day will probably feel stifled within corporate structures and may prefer to work for themselves. They are also well suited to careers in research, science, production management, and software development. Other careers that might interest them include education, writing, politics, strategic planning, music, art, acting, and psychology.

Destiny To pioneer far-reaching innovations and ideals

The life path of people born on this day is to get in touch with their own feelings and those of others. Once they have developed an intuitive sense of what is right and wrong for them, their destiny is to pioneer far-reaching innovations and ideals.

Power Thought

“The universe flows through me and my intuition continually guides me”

December 16

Signs & symbols

Sun sign: Sagittarius

Ruling planet: Jupiter, the philosopher

Symbol: The Archer

Birth date ruler: Neptune, the speculator

Tarot card: The Tower (breakthrough)

Favorable numbers: 1, 7

Lucky days: Thursday and Monday, especially when these days fall on 1 and 7 of the month

Lucky colors: All shades of blue

Birthstone: Turquoise


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